When someone mentions Pizza, pepperoni probably comes to mind. When someone mentions freakishly big lips, Angelina Jolie probably comes to mind. When someone mentions stinky- cheese, skunk, musk ox, or cabbage might come to mind. When someone mentions brownies, deep, chocolatey, gooeyness comes to mind. Until now... This is mind-blowing people! Lemon brownies! I love a good chocolate brownie. However, I also love delicious lemon dessert. Well, meet the best of both worlds! A lemon brownie! This tastes like a lemon bar but has the consistency of a brownie. I loved it. I loved it so much that I want to put an exclamation point at the end of every sentence, but I have an issue with overuse of exclamations points. !!!
I know these are not your typical brownie since they are lemon, but you've got to try them. You can even call them yellowies, if you'd like. Wocka wocka!
1 1/2 c flour
1 1/2 c sugar
1/2 t salt
10 T butter, melted and slightly cool
3 large eggs
1 can sweetened condensed
1/2 t vanilla
2 T fresh lemon juice
1 t lemon zest
1 c powdered sugar
3 T fresh lemon juice
1 t packed lemon zest
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk the melted butter, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
Add the flour mixture to this and whisk until combined.
Pour into a greased 9x13 pan. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out mostly clean. I baked mine for 33 minutes.
Let the bars cool slightly.
Combine the glaze ingredients until well combined. Pour over the brownies and cool.
As I'm blogging this, I'm shedding a tiny tear because I took almost the whole pan to my office. Oh, lemon brownie, how I miss you already!